Canyon Lake, TX


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Canyon Lake is a medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 24,223 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Canyon Lake is the 124th largest community in Texas.

Canyon Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Canyon Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Canyon Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Canyon Lake is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Canyon Lake who work in office and administrative support (16.15%), management occupations (11.82%), and sales jobs (10.54%).

Also of interest is that Canyon Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Canyon Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.22% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Canyon Lake has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Canyon Lake has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Canyon Lake than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Canyon Lake may be for you.

In Canyon Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.30 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Canyon Lake is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Canyon Lake citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.22% of adults in Canyon Lake have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Canyon Lake in 2010 was $34,093, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,372 for a family of four. However, Canyon Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Canyon Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Canyon Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Canyon Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.42% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Canyon Lake include English, Irish, French , and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Canyon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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